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Tamil media worker found dead in Delft

A Tamil media worker was found dead in a well near her home in Delft (Neduntheevu) on Thursday morning.

The body of 32-year-old Yogenthiran Padmavathi was found in the well in the early hours of Thursday morning, following a search after family members deemed her to be missing on Wednesday night.

The cause of her death is unknown.

Ms Padmavathi worked for several years in the advertising department of Uthayan, and was most recently working in advertising at Kalaikkathir. She was taking a hiatus from her media career since moving to Delft.

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